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HER Number:MDV35456
Name:Linhay north of Southmeads in Lettaford


Linhay 10 metres north of Southmeads in Lettaford built in the late 18th or early 19th century


Grid Reference:SX 701 840
Map Sheet:SX78SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishNorth Bovey
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTH BOVEY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78SW/92/2
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 85158

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LINHAY (XVIII to XIX - 1750 AD to 1850 AD (Between))

Full description

Griffith, F. M., 1984, DAP/BW, 4-8 (Aerial Photograph). SDV339907.

Department of Environment, 1987, North Bovey, 162 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV348844.

Linhay approximately 10 metres to the north of Southmeads. Linhay with cattle shelter below and tallet above. Late 18th/early 19th century. Granite rubble walls with monolithic granite piers on ground floor front. Corrugated iron roof with gable ends. Two storeys. Asymmetrical front; granite posts on ground floor at regular intervals infilled by granite rubble walls. First floor open fronted with wooden posts continuing above granite posts. Forms part of an important group of farm buildings and early houses in a small moorland settlement on the fringe of Dartmoor.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

English Heritage, 2012, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV348729.

Linhay approximately 10 metres to the north of Southmeads in Lettaford was Listed on 4th February 1987. Other details: LBS Number 85158.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV339907Aerial Photograph: Griffith, F. M.. 1984. DAP/BW. Devon Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 4-8.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #88614 ]
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.
SDV348844List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1987. North Bovey. Historic Houses Register. A4 Single Sheet. 162.

Associated Monuments

MDV77043Part of: Southmeads Farmstead, North Bovey (Monument)
MDV35455Related to: Barn north-west of Southmeads in Lettaford (Building)
MDV35457Related to: Pig Houses north-east of Southmeads, Lettaford (Building)
MDV14700Related to: Southmeads in Lettaford (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 20 2012 3:31PM